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Speed Up Your Songwriting, and Minimize Your Inner Critic

Speedwriting is an activity that can give your creative mind a shot of confidence.


“The Essential Secrets of Songwriting” 6-eBook Bundle takes the guesswork out of songwriting. 454 more words


Open Up The Door To a "Yes!"

I’ve been wanting to start this blog for a while (read: approximately 6 months — that counts as a while, right? because “eternity” does feel like a more suitable word) but I’ve been putting it off and putting it off mostly out of fear. 538 more words


Excited But Yet Completely Terrified

More than likely I start my job sometime this week and while I am excited about it I am also completely terrified. The one thought that has been running through my mind is what if I can’t handle the job?  112 more words

Forget the fear of failure: What I really fear is being mediocre

Fears are not all created equal. There is a hierarchy.

I think of every individual having his or her own Pyramid of Fear. (Which sounds like a Survivor challenge or a carnival ride, but never mind that.) Think: One singular Ultimate Nightmare at the top—say, Death; followed by an assortment of Major Terrors (i.e. 797 more words


Getting It Done

A work colleague who lived two doors up from where I was lodging once treated me to a cup of tea, an in-depth discussion of our company’s diversity policy and then a full guided tour of his house (from cellar to the converted attic bedroom). 313 more words


The Opportunity in Failure

Failure’s Opportunity

Do you take failure, and make it a learning experience?

If you said yes, you’re a rare bird, and should think about coaching people! 244 more words


Stop Fearing Failure

“When we stop fearing failure, we start being artists.”

Ann Voskamp

It is true that being an artist is a scary business, and the fear of failure, or even just not being “good enough” is a constant threat.  52 more words